Chinese Cabbage Stir Fry
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Szechuan style Chinese cabbage stir fry in hot garlic sauce.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Sichuan cuisine
Keyword: Cabbage, stir fry
Servings: 2
Calories: 195 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1 head Napa cabbage around 2 pounds , remove the parts with fresh leaves
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil for frying
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon doubanjiang , to taste
  • 2 green onion , white and green part separated and minced
  • 1 fresh Thai red chili pepper , or Szechuan style pickled red pepper
  • pinch of salt if necessary
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons starch
  • 1 teaspoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese black vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon cooking wine
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil , optional
  • 1 tablespoon water
  1. Wash the Napa cabbage; remove the green leaves. Cut the white part into pieces around 1/2 inch long.
  2. Minced garlic, ginger, white part of green onions, and red pepper. In a small bowl, mix vinegar, water, sugar, starch, soy sauce and sesame oil. Set aside.
  3. In a large pan or wok, heat up oil and fry ginger, garlic and green onion white parts until aroma. Add doubanjiang and continue frying for around 1 minute over medium fire until there is red oil coming out.
  4. Place the Napa cabbage pieces. Cook until slightly soft (around 1 to 2 minutes). Swirl the sauce and bring to a boiling. Taste to see whether pinch of salt is desired.
  5. Transfer out and top with chopped green onions. Serve hot with steamed rice.
Nutrition Facts
Chinese Cabbage Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 195 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Sodium 1181mg 49%
Potassium 1119mg 32%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 10g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 29.8%
Vitamin C 155.8%
Calcium 35.8%
Iron 7.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.